11:52 GMT09 May 2021
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    A group of activists broke into the local office of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s movement En Marche! in the city of Lyon, local media reported Saturday, a day before the runoff election in France.

    PARIS (Sputnik) Up to 15 masked people, allegedly belonging to the far-right student group Groupe Union Defense (GUD), stormed the office on Friday and threw smoke bombs and banknotes with Macron at the people inside, French newspaper L'Express said, citing local authorities.

    There were four staff members in the office at the moment of the attack, the media reported, adding that no one was injured. The case was reported to police.

    The final round of the French election begins this Sunday. Voters will have to choose between centrist Macron and his right-wing rival Marine Le Pen, who is trailing him in opinion polls.

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